Loxoconcha Sars 1866 (ostracod)

Ostracoda - Podocopida - Loxoconchidae

Parent taxon: Loxoconchidae according to J. Blaszyk 1987

See also Alexander 1934 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Hirschmannia, Loxocauda

Subtaxa: Loxoconcha bairdi Loxoconcha buntoni Loxoconcha corrugata Loxoconcha creolensis Loxoconcha fischeri Loxoconcha jacksonensis Loxoconcha mornhinvegi Loxoconcha nuda Loxoconcha perdecora Loxoconcha prava Loxoconcha reticularis Loxoconcha stellifera Loxoconcha subrhomboidea Loxoconcha uranouchiensis Loxoconcha vernonensis Loxoconcha woodwardsensis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), France (2), India (3), Italy (1), United States (4: Florida, Maryland)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Colombia (8), Croatia (4), Cuba (1), Georgia (1), Greece (19), India (1), Italy (6), Kazakhstan (2), Morocco (2), Poland (5), Puerto Rico (4), South Africa (2), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (1: Maryland), Venezuela (6)

• Oligocene of Antarctica (1), Antigua and Barbuda (5), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (7), United States (3: Alabama, Louisiana)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), Nigeria (2), United States (15: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (3: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 126 collections including 196 occurrences

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